Master Classes are in-depth, interactive learning experiences focused on craft and career building and led by renowned industry experts. Topics include fiction and documentary filmmaking, TV writing and production, and navigating and succeeding in the entertainment industry.
Looking to get your documentary film off the ground? Does fundraising feel like an insurmountable task? In this three-hour Master Class, Director of Industry and Catalyst Caroline von Kuhn is joined by producers, funders and industry experts who demystify the process and offer an overview of the current funding landscape, strategy and tactics for emerging filmmakers looking to fund their next project.
Topics presented will include:
00:00 Welcome and Introduction from Sundance Collab
06:15 Introduction from Caroline von Kuhn
12:30 The Current Distribution Landscape and Funding Pathways with Anna Godas
30:30 Working with a Sales Agent with Anna Godas
40:30 Case Studies: A Breakdown of Film Financing
01:08 Case Studies: A Breakdown of Film Financing with Jessica Devaney
02:01 Entry Points for Funding and Distribution Support with Carrie Lozano, Sundance & Noland
02:23 How to Pitch Your Story in Meetings with Carrie Lozano and Noland Walker
03:03 Closing Announcements
Sundance Collab Master Classes are open and free of charge to all members as a live event. Sessions are recorded and posted within 24 hours to the event page, where it will be available to all members for 48 hours. After that, on-demand access to the recording is available only to Creator+ and Course Pass members. Sign up today to get a free 30-day trial Creator+ Membership.